Pensione - Melbourne

ex. Explorers Inn - Melbourne

16 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000  show map
 3 stars
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Pensione - Melbourne

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

 Breakfast
 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Editorial review:

Pensione Hotel Melbourne offers super small rooms, but what you don’t get in size is more than made up for in style, room extras and great rates. This recent refurbishing and rebranding is a welcome plus to the Melbourne hotel scene.

Overview

Pensione Boutique Hotel Melbourne is a four-star hotel, located in the central business district centre.

The hotel has modern exterior and boutique interiors, it offers sauna and indoor pool.

All 114 rooms are air-conditioned, offering Wi-Fi high-speed internet access.

The Pensione Cafe Bar is located on the hotel’s ground floor and offers its guests breakfast and coffee with cake.
The nearest train station called Southern Cross Station is 500m from the hotel.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   114.

Rooms

General Information

Each room in the hotel has modern design, is non-smoking and air-conditioned, offering standard room services, including tea and coffee and ironing facilities, heating and are equipped with the television.

Room types:

Single room with King Single bed have climate control air-conditioning and 32" Plasma TV.

Double room with Double bed offers TV with cable channels.

Petite double room with Double bed is equipped with the mini fridge and IDD telephones.

Twin room with two King Single beds offers Kinu amenities.

Triple room with three King Single beds or one double and one single bed is equipped with the 32" Plasma TV and climate control air-conditioning.

Courtyard room with Double bed offer 15sqm private landscaped courtyard with two chairs and a table.

Studio apartment with King bed or two King single beds offers kitchenette.

Original room with one Double bed or two King single beds has en-suite with the shower.

Dining options

The hotel offers a continental breakfast to its visitors.

Guests can enjoy breakfast in Pensione Cafe with the pleasant atmosphere or drink refreshing beverages in the Pensione Bar.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of AUD 11 per person per night. 

Services

Wireless internet and faxing facilities is available for doing business in the hotel.

Leisure

Hotel invites its guests to visit sauna.

Additional features

Rooms and facilities for people with disabilities are offered in the hotel.

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Facilities

General

  • Paid Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at AUD 25 per day.
  • private parking is possible at a location nearby at AUD 30 per day.
  • private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation might be needed) at AUD 30 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Down comforter

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Pensione - Melbourne Melbourne location
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Hotel Address:

16 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000

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City Center
  • Melbourne
    2.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Southern Cross Station
    2000 ft
  • Flagstaff Train Station
    3300 ft
Underground stations
  • Flagstaff Station
    3300 ft
  • Melbourne Central Station
    4600 ft
Restaurants
  • Bertha Brown (cuisine: Australian)
    200 ft
  • Mama Wong's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    114

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Rooms and availability

General Information

Each room in the hotel has modern design, is non-smoking and air-conditioned, offering standard room services, including tea and coffee and ironing facilities, heating and are equipped with the television.

Room types:

Single room with King Single bed have climate control air-conditioning and 32" Plasma TV.

Double room with Double bed offers TV with cable channels.

Petite double room with Double bed is equipped with the mini fridge and IDD telephones.

Twin room with two King Single beds offers Kinu amenities.

Triple room with three King Single beds or one double and one single bed is equipped with the 32" Plasma TV and climate control air-conditioning.

Courtyard room with Double bed offer 15sqm private landscaped courtyard with two chairs and a table.

Studio apartment with King bed or two King single beds offers kitchenette.

Original room with one Double bed or two King single beds has en-suite with the shower.

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Mega Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 130 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Room facilities
    Pensione Guest RoomPensione Guest RoomPensione Guest Room
    Guest Room
    Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 185 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Shoebox Double

    Room facilities
      Pensione Standard Triple RoomPensione Standard Triple RoomPensione Standard Triple Room
      Standard Triple Room
      Bed type: 1 Double and 1 Single bed or Triple
      Size: 185 sq. feet
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        Quadruple Room
        Bed type: Quad
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        Rooftop Apartment
        Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 195 sq. feet
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        • Shower
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        Rooftop Apartment

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          Apartment
          Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
          Size: 195 sq. feet
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            Superior Rooftop Apartment
            Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
            Size: 195 sq. feet
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            Superior Apartment Rooftop

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              Pensione Compact Double RoomPensione Compact Double RoomPensione Compact Double Room
              Compact Double Room
              Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or Double or Twin beds
              Size: 185 sq. feet
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              • Air conditioning
              • Private bathroom
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              Features a compact en suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and a plasma TV with satellite channels.

              Room facilities
                Pensione Compact Triple RoomPensione Compact Triple RoomPensione Compact Triple Room
                Compact Triple Room
                Bed type: Triple
                Size: 185 sq. feet
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                • Private bathroom
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                Features a compact en suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and a plasma TV with satellite channels. Rates shown are for 2 people. The room caters for a maximum of 3 adults and a maximum of 1 child but cannot exceed 3 guests in total (see Hotel Policies).

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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Pensione - Melbourne Melbourne location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  16 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Melbourne
                    2.4 mi
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Southern Cross Station
                    2000 ft
                  • Flagstaff Train Station
                    3300 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Flagstaff Station
                    3300 ft
                  • Melbourne Central Station
                    4600 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Bertha Brown (cuisine: Australian)
                    200 ft
                  • Mama Wong's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian)
                    200 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2012
                  • Number of rooms:
                    114

                  Hotel Awards

                  AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMelbournePensione

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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                  What's nearby

                  What's nearby.

                  City Centre is in 2.2km

                  Rialto Tower Observation Deck is in 200m

                  Melbourne Exhibition Centre is in 400m

                  Crown Casino is in 400m

                  Etihad Stadium is in 700m

                  Eureka Skydeck, observation deck, is in 700m

                  Melbourne Aquarium is in 800m

                  Eureka Tower, skyscraper, is in 800m

                  Southbank Promenade, family entertainment area, is in 800m

                  St Paul’s Cathedral is in 1.1km

                  Federation Square is in 1.2km

                  Melbourne Arts Centre, art gallery is in 1.2km

                  Forum Theatre is in 1.3km

                  RMIT Gallery is in 1.4km

                  State Library of Victoria is in 1.5km

                  Southern Star Observation Wheel is in 1.6km

                  Her Majesty’s Theatre is in 1.6km

                  Old Treasury Building is in 1.8km

                  Regent Theatre is in 1.8km

                  Princess Theatre is in 1.8km

                  Rod Laver Arena, a tennis stadium, is in 2km

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Melbourne Aquarium - 2700 ft
                  • Eureka Tower - 2700 ft
                  • St Paul's Cathedral - 3700 ft
                  • Federation Square - 4000 ft
                  • RMIT Gallery - 4600 ft

                  Popular areas

                  Places of interest

                  Train stations

                  • Southern Cross Station - 1700 ft
                  • Flagstaff Train Station - 3000 ft
                  • Flinders Street Station - 3700 ft
                  • Parliament Train Station - 1.1 mi

                  Convention centers

                  • Melbourne Exhibition Centre - 1400 ft
                  • Hamer Hall - 3700 ft

                  Sport related

                  • Etihad Stadium - 2300 ft

                  Theaters

                  • Forum Theatre - 4300 ft
                  • Her Majesty's Theatre - 1.0 mi
                  • Princess Theatre - 1.1 mi
                  • Regent Theatre - 1.1 mi

                  Galleries

                  • Melbourne Arts Centre - 4000 ft
                  • State Library of Victoria - 5000 ft

                  Underground stations

                  • Flagstaff Station - 3000 ft
                  • Melbourne Central Station - 4300 ft

                  Local Attractions

                  • Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc. - 1.0 mi
                    22 Cohen Place, Melbourne
                  • Wonderland Fun Park - 1.2 mi
                    120 Pearl River Rd, Melbourne
                  • Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne - 1.4 mi
                    Birdwood Ave, Melbourne
                  • Parliament House of Victoria - 1.2 mi
                    Spring Street, Melbourne
                  • King's Domain Gardens - 1.3 mi
                    Between St. Kilda and Domain Rds., Melbourne

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • Melbourne Aquarium - 900 ft
                    Cnr Flinders St & King St, Melbourne
                  • Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story - 1200 ft
                    2A Clarendon Street, Melbourne
                  • Immigration Museum - 1700 ft
                    Corner of Flinders and William Streets, Melbourne
                  • Australian Centre for the Moving Image - 2500 ft
                    Flinders Street, Melbourne
                  • Victoria Police Museum - 800 ft
                    World Trade Centre, Melbourne
                  • St. Augustine Church - 1400 ft
                    631 Bourke Street, Melbourne
                  • Galactic Circus - 1800 ft
                    Crown Entertainment Complex, Melbourne

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Bertha Brown - 200 ft

                    Address: 562 Flinders st
                    Phone: +61 3 9629 1207

                    66% likes this, based on 30 reviews
                    Cuisine: Australian

                  • Grains, Melbourne - 300 ft

                    Address: 571 Flinders Lane,

                    83% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                    Cuisine: Australian

                  • Il Sole - 500 ft

                    Address: LaTrobe and Spencer

                    63% likes this, based on 41 reviews
                    Cuisine: American, Italian, Australian, Lebanese

                  • Mama Wong's Kitchen - 200 ft

                    Address: Shop 2 76-78 Flinders Street
                    Phone: (03)9654 5386.

                    73% likes this, based on 23 reviews
                    Cuisine: Asian

                  • RAB (Railway Administrative Building) - 300 ft

                    Address: 33 Spencer Street
                    Phone: 61 3 9611 4682

                    70% likes this, based on 38 reviews
                    Cuisine: Mediterranean

                  Getting there.

                  Tullamarine International Airport is in 19km from the hotel.

                  Take Tullamarine Freeway Southbound to Melbourne, go straight along City Link Toll, turn left at Dynon Road Exit, continue moving along City Link, turn left at Dynon Road, and go straight along Spencer Street to the hotel.

                  You can get to the hotel by train to the Southern Cross train station, which is in 500m or Flagstaff train station, which is in 900m from the hotel.

                  Flagstaff underground station is in 900m and Melbourne Central underground station is in 1.3km away from the hotel building.

                  Getting around.

                  Melbourne Central underground station is in 1.3km

                  Southern Cross and Flagstaff train stations are located in 500m and 900m from the hotel.

                  Underground station Flagstaff is in 900m.

                  Hotel parking is available for the rate of 25 AUD per day.

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2012
                  • Number of rooms:
                    114

                  Hotel Awards

                  AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMelbournePensione

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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                  Pensione Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Pensione

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Single
                    9.6

                    The bed was very comfortable unlike most hotels with hard beds. A good night sleep, clean, friendly staff and close to all city amenities.

                  • Couple
                    6.2

                    we stayed in the petite double room, and I never would have chosen it if I had any idea just how small this room was.This style of room is really only suitable for one person. The advertising of this room made it sound small but charming, the reality was extremely cramped, we did not even have room for 2 suitcases, I would not choose this again.

                  • Couple
                    9.6

                    Loved the location and bar and coffee shop attached

                  • Single
                    7.0

                    decor

                    bathrooms far too small and dangerous in my view

                  • Single
                    5.8

                    The hotel is in a very handy position to the city.

                    The narrow size of the bed was incredible.I slept on the floor having twice rolled off the bed hitting my head on the sideboard. The room was incredibly small but the noise from some singing and yelling drunks in a nearby hotel was equally incredible.I did not sleep well.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.8

                    Our check in and out was extremely quick & the location was excellent

                    The shower was a bit tricky in that it has no screen and after a shower the whole bathroom was soaking wet

                  • Single
                    8.2

                    Close to Docklands. Goood staff

                    Hit my head on bench above bed

                  • Older travelers
                    5.8

                    Location was good. Staff helpful; bar in evening, no evening restaurant but breakfast cafe.

                    Petite Double Room was tiny but had all facilities, i.e. TV, ensuite, tea making, air con. Ok for couple of days but no longer as couldn't swing a cat.

                  • Group of friends
                    9.2

                    Loved the beds they were very comfortable indeed and loved the pillows too. I travel around the world & its rare to find comfort for sleeping like this!!

                    The toilet & shower was not big enough to swing a cat in ( not that you would do that !!) BUT I imagine if I was a big lady it would be very difficult. Also the basin is sooo small I splashed water everywhere when I tried to wash my face & brush my teeth!

                  • Group of friends
                    8.8

                    We loved the location and the design and decorating of the hotel and rooms, it was very modern.

                    We felt the bathroom was a bit small and a bit uncomfortable that there was no shower curtain and that the bathroom door did not close fully.

                  • Family with children
                    5.8

                    nice renovated room

                    The room was too small and the room layout is bad (door opens in the wrong direction, there is no possibility to hang on jackets, towels etc.). For the reduced price of 155$ dollars it was all right, but I wouldn't pay the regular price for it.

                  • Couple
                    8.2

                    room was good neat and clean...

                    not happy with the size of bathrooms...

                  • Group of friends
                    9.2

                    I liked it's close proximity to the Southern Cross Station and also being able to use our room earlier than the advertised 2pm

                    The shower was a little squeezy

                  • Couple
                    6.6

                    The staff were great and the hotel is close to everything.

                    The rooms are quite small.

                  • Single
                    8.8

                    THe Room waws fantastic, excellent location.

                    In the Cafe blonging to the Hotel where, The Breakfast that I paid $16 for & then waited 3/4 of an hour for it to arrive lukewarm. When I asked for another cup of coffee to go with my b'fast the girl serving who didn't seem to want to be there told me that the machine was turned off & that they were closed. I then turned around 2 mins later to find her pouring a full pot of coffee down the sink.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Pensione - Melbourne Melbourne location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  16 Spencer Street, Melbourne, Australia, 3000

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Melbourne
                    2.4 mi
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Southern Cross Station
                    2000 ft
                  • Flagstaff Train Station
                    3300 ft
                  Underground stations
                  • Flagstaff Station
                    3300 ft
                  • Melbourne Central Station
                    4600 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Bertha Brown (cuisine: Australian)
                    200 ft
                  • Mama Wong's Kitchen (cuisine: Asian)
                    200 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2012
                  • Number of rooms:
                    114

                  Hotel Awards

                  AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMelbournePensione

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

                  Use Badge